Publishers Marketplace and Publishers Weekly reported on thriller writer Ken Follett's extraordinary deals for his upcoming trilogy, The Century. The series generated a huge buzz at the Frankfurt Book Fair earlier this year. Now it has been revealed Follett's agent, Amy Berkower of Writers House, negotiated $50 million worth of advances from domestic and foreign publishers.
You read that correctly. 50 mill. If that's not thrilling, I don't know what is.